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(bôrhä′və, bur-)Hermann 1668-1738
  1. Dutch physician and educator noted for developing the modern technique of clinical medical instruction.
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Historical Examples of boerhaave

  • Dalton could have measured minutely his advance on Boerhaave.

    The Education of Henry Adams

    Henry Adams

  • Look through the history of medicine from Boerhaave to this present day.

    Medical Essays

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • Boerhaave and Gibbon possessed one of the same disagreeable form.

  • His reputation was so great that he was called the Boerhaave of Languedoc.

  • This was probably Boerhaave, who lectured at Leyden in 1707.

    The Action of Medicines in the System

    Frederick William Headland